Vanilla cristagalli Hoehne 1944 SUBGENUS Xanata SECTION Xanata

Drawing of V cristocallosa

Drawings by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Cocks-Comb Vanilla

Flower Size

Found in northern Brazil as a viney terrestrial

"This species, like several other Amazonian species, has an apical lobe adorned with retrorse trichomes or transverse crests. The difference between the types of V. cristagalli and V. cristato-callosa is mostly in the size of the flowers and lip, but they seem to represent the same species." Soto Arenas & Cribb 2010

Synonyms Vanilla cristatocallosa Hoehne 1944

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing ok; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as V cristato-callosa drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as V cristato-callosa drawing fide; Lankesteriana 9(3): 355-398 Soto Arenas & Cribb 2010

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